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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Northern District of Indiana

For Immediate Release

Thursday, July 7, 2016
David Capp
, United States Attorney
Contact: Ryan Holmes

South Bend Man Sentenced To 51 Months

SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Orlandor Branch, 43, of South Bend, Indiana was sentenced before Judge Robert L. Miller, Jr., for felon in possession of a firearm.

Branch was sentenced to 51 months’ imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release.

According to documents filed in this case, on October 31, 2015 the South Bend Police Department was dispatched to a home for a domestic incident.  Upon arrival, police saw Branch wearing a shoulder holster that contained a firearm.  On March 23, 2016 Branch changed his plea to guilty admitting to possession of a firearm as a felon.    

This case was prosecuted as a result of an investigation by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with the assistance of South Bend, Indiana Police Department.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank E. Schaffer.


Columbus Field Division